Week 3/Day 4. This wouldn’t be a problem for Doug Forcett (a poem)

This is my fourth poem of week three of the online retreat. I want only to understand Life is filled with trials and tribulations with ups and downs with triumph and tragedy with happiness and heartbreak with good times and bad times Some of them are beyond imagination What is the purpose? Is there an [...]

Week 3/Day 1. Questions about a bunch of stuff (a poem)

The first poem of the third week of the online retreat. A tool question Why don’t they make hex wrenches with screwdriver handles instead of the hard-to-handle L shape? It took me 20 minutes to fasten the first two screws— plus I lost two washers and had to go out to buy more. A memory [...]

Week 2/Sunday meditation: Andy Warhol (a poem)

I did not do the Sunday meditation prompt last week, but I did do this one, which involved responding in some way to the 11 February 1980 entry from Andy Warhol’s diary.  He said she gets sick because she’s always acting happy no matter what. I can’t say I know that feeling, but I do [...]